Recycled Railways, Frank Gehry & the Atomic Bomb: The High Line Park

New York, NY


  • Street art-inspired prints on sale at the entrance.
  • A "West Side Cowboy" rides ahead of the train running along "Death Avenue."
  • The rectangular block of glass that is The Standard Hotel.
  • Dancing on top of the bar at the now-closed Hogs & Heifers.
  • A S'more Witch brownie with layers of marshmallow and graham crackers.
  • Tourists pose with the sculpture, "Sleepwalker" by Tony Matelli.
  • Take the 16th St stairs back up to the High Line.
  • The IAC Building viewed from the south.
  • Note the increasing and decreasing frosting on the windows.
  • The Baker & Williams Warehouse  towards the west stored nearly 220,000 lbs of uranium.
  • The Empire State Building stands above the western wall of the former General Theological Seminary.
  • "Urban Rattle" by Charlie Hewitt
  • The lawn in front of HL23.
  • "VJ-Day in Times Square" Redux.
  • Hudson Yards under construction.
  • Street art on the western side of the High Line.
  • Public seating area overlooking the rail yards.

1 hour and 30 minutes
1.6 mi
Guided by Adam

Overview
Stroll from the Meatpacking District to Chelsea along the High Line Park, an elevated railroad track that has been converted into a city park and promenade. Along the way, learn about the street art, architecture, infamy and hidden gems that nestle alongside some of the best views of the city. A stroll along this $152M masterpiece of city planning and industrial renewal makes for the perfect escape from the urban jungle on the streets down below.

About Your Guide
Cheers for: Boston sports teams. Eats: Japanese food. Travels: constantly. Subservient to: ice cream. And my son, especially if both are involved. Perfect vacation: long walks on a beach or long walks on a golf course.

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Guide Points
  1. High Line Park Southern Entrance
  2. The Standard Hotel
  3. Chelsea Market
  4. 10th Ave Overlook
  5. IAC Building
  6. The Manhattan Project
  7. HL23
  8. Galleries & Street Art
  9. Hudson Yards Part 1
  10. Hudson Yards Part 2
  11. High Line Park Northern Entrance

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